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A larger lamp watches while a smaller, younger lamp plays exuberantly with a ball but doesn't pick up the knack of correct handling.

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John Lasseter

Writer:

John Lasseter
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A larger lamp watches while a smaller, younger lamp plays exuberantly with a ball but doesn't pick up the knack of correct handling.

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Country:

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Release Date:

10 July 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die kleine Lampe See more »

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Pixar Animation Studios See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Although Luxo, Sr. is a male/father, he is actually based on John Lasseter's mother. See more »

Crazy Credits

Featured at the beginning of the re-released version: "In 1986 Pixar Animation Studios produced its first film. This is why we have a hopping lamp in our logo." See more »

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Referenced in Toy Story (1995) See more »

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Very innovative (and cute) CGI short
21 March 2002 | by llltdesqSee all my reviews

This is a very impressive example computer animation. It is also an extremely cute cartoon (bordering on precious at times) and was nominated for the Academy Award. Fairly early effort by Pixar and quite good even some 15 years later. Well worth searching for. I believe it's included in front of one of the Pixar features on the VHS and DVD releases. Most recommended.


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